VIDEO: Weekly update for Sept 18th – what’s happening in Conservative Canada


In Ottawa, Pierre and Anaida Poilievre bring their baby boy to Parliament Hill to celebrate his first birthday as the Conservative caucus gets back to work. Parliament goes back in session to honour the memory of the Queen. We hear from Marilyn Gladu, Ed Fast, Michelle Rempel Garner, and Shannon Stubbs.

One Quebec MP leaves as Quebec Conservatives rally beyond our new leader. Pierre Paul-Hus and Gérard Deltell weigh in.

In the House of Commons, Deltell, Tako van Popta, and Raquel Dancho join Conservative MPs paying tribute to Her Majesty the Queen.

In Alberta, UCP leadership candidates gear up for a showdown in Red Deer after Brian Jean, Leela Aheer and Danielle Smith square off in Fort McMurray.

PC headquarters in Ontario will be looking for a new executive director. The current boss is taking on another big job in Ottawa. Convention season is coming for grassroots conservatives.

And Steve Paikin picked the wrong Conservative to square off on Monday on The Agenda show on the TVO network: Paikin asked Pierre Poilievre senior communications strategist Ginny Roth whether there’s still a place for good moderate people in the Conservative Party now that Poilievre is the leader.